Approval to Open or Use a Public Building - Western Australia

Description

If you intend to open or use a public building where people will assemble for activities, gatherings or prearranged events, the building will need to be inspected and approved to ensure it meets a range of emergency, safety and amenity requirements.

A public building is a building or similar structure where persons may assemble for social, business, religious, entertainment, recreational or similar purposes. Examples of public buildings include churches, private schools, cinemas, pubs, nightclubs, recreation centres, circuses, halls and auditoriums. Crown owned buildings and hospitals are exempt.

This certificate must specify the type of activity that the building will be used for and the maximum number of people that can be safely accommodated in the building.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Apply Inspection All Assessment of public building / event:

  • low / medium risk - $101.50
  • high risk - $253.75.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Certificate of Approval to Open or Use a Public Building - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on any forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Health (Public Buildings) Regulations 1992 Western Australia

Administering agency

Shire of Lake Grace

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Environment Officer

Shire of Lake Grace

Operating address: 1 Bishop Street
Lake Grace, Western Australia 6353
Mailing address: PO BOX 50
Lake Grace, Western Australia 6353
Phone: 08 9890 2500
Fax: 08 9890 2599
Email: shire@lakegrace.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Lake Grace (Opens in new window)